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Hyperlinks not preserved when saving in PDF format in MMA V10

Bug introduced in 10.0 or earlier and fixed in 11.0.0 I usually create my course contracts in Mathematica and then save them in PDF format. The notebooks include hyperlinks and these have ...
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Text fields in PDF Export

I am trying to implement a way in Mathematica to export graphics to PDF and then use Inkscape from within Mathematica to post process the resulting output with the pdf-latex export option in Inkscape. ...
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Add a form-field to a PDF

I would like to create a pdf with an editable text field. In other words, a pdf that I can open in Adobe Reader and enter text at a specific location. Is this somehow possible with Mathematica ? A ...
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Cross platform PDF export. Consistent fonts in Windows vs. Linux

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How can I export a notebook as a single huge pdf page?

I have a notebook that I would like to export as a pdf file. I currently want to send this to a collaborator, but in general I'd like to keep the technique to future-proof my notebook collection ...
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Embed 3D objects from Mathematica, in a pdf

Acrobat Reader 9+ supports interactive manipulation of 3D objects. See this file for example - another widely used example are PRC objects which may be produced by Asymptote. Exporting animations ...
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Editing a PDF directly in Mathematica

So...Mathematica broke PDF export on macOS recently (or rather they simply failed to keep up with macOS changes and refused to issue a patch via paclet). This is a problem, to say the least, since I ...
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Editing pdf files with Mathematica

As an example, consider this pdf file. Would it be possible to edit the pdf, such as removing a logo, the page numbering and even frames, and save the result as a pdf? I would like to keep the pdf ...
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ImagePadding -> Scaled inconsistency

Let us make a simple Graphics with Scaled ImagePadding specification and check the actual ...
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How to import PDF content with sub/superscripts?

Is there any way to import text containing superscripts in PDFs correctly to plaintext? For example, ...
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How to download a categorized pdf version of the latest version of Mathematica's documentation?

In my opinion, it is difficult to find and study subjects in the current documentation of Mathematica (both offline and website) and I prefer to study a PDF version. But unlike MATLAB and Python, ...
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Exporting graphics as vector image

I am just trying to get my head around when mathematica stopped (largely 3D) exporting complex graphics as a vector image. I believe it was in one of the 11 versions. I understand there are lots of ...
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How to export high dpi PDF graphics at a low physical dimension with small file size?

Exporting PDFs While it is seemingly obvious how to export higher resolution pdf vector graphics: https://mathematica.stackexchange.com/search?q=pdf+export+high+resolution There is nothing to be ...
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How to set pdf options using Export command

I found that there is an options using right click "save graphic as pdf", like this I test "using most compatible vector representation", and result is good. But how to set these options in ...
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How do I prevent plot range clipping errors in a pdf printout?

Bug introduced in 11.3 or earlier I am using Mathematica 11.3 on a Windows 10 computer. I plotted several data sets of mine in a ListLinePlot. While the .pdf file looks perfectly in the current Adobe ...
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Export image as pdf, which is PDF/A valid

Assume following plot in Mathematica (version 11.2): ...
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Export Graph to "Full Size" (as I see on screen)

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Inconsistent opacity of points in exported 3D graphics with vector image format

An input of 3D graphics of points with specific opacities for each gives a correct output graphic in its worksheet, but its exported graphic with vector format (e.g. eps, pdf, etc) gives wrong ...
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Boxes in EPS output after PDF -> EPS conversion in Mathematica 11

When I used Mathematica 9, I used to Export to .eps using a .pdf Export, followed by import like the following: ...
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How to export strings and figures as PDF in A4 format

I have a column consisting of strings and pictures, like this: ...
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Can not Import PDF

I try to import PDF and extract text from it Import["D:\\Vegetarian MS.pdf", {"PDF", "Plaintext"}] but with some files I have a problem like this ...
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Exported PDF is not accurate (even though PrintingStyleEnvironment -> "Working")

I considered a simple example using the PolygonMaker resource function from: https://www.wolframcloud.com/obj/resourcesystem/published/FunctionRepository/resources/PolygonMarker/ ...
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How can I remove the white space when I turn the Mathematica notebook (.nb) into PDF (.pdf)?

The Mathematica notebook: The PDF file: I don't know if there is something wrong with my notebook setting ratio or something.
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Problem exporting vector graphics (PDF) in Mathematica Notebook Front-End using remote kernel on linux

I'm not being able to export vector graphics images (especially PDF) in a Mathematica Notebook Front-End in Windows 8.1 using a remote kernel on a Linux server. I can, however, export Raster Image ...
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Print to PDF from Acrobat PDF printer (in Windows )

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Export to PDF: DensityPlot & AllowRasterization->False

How to get production-quality vector graphic exported from Mathematica that looks like what is plotted in Mathematica. Example code: ...
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Wolfram Script as a Scheduled Task on Windows Server

I have a wolfram script file (.wl) that processes a csv file and generates a PDF output. I have written a PowerShell Script which checks for new input data files and runs the wolfram script file over ...
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Exporting ParametricPlot to .pdf

I am trying to use ParametricPlot to produce some nice looking images of regions bounded by various curves. However, the plots look weird when I export them to .pdf. For example, I have tried plotting ...
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Exporting graphics with VertexColors problem

I've generated a graphics which exhibit gradient color in rectangle and export it as: ...
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Frames missing when exporting plot to PDF in 11.1.0

I get the following result when exporting this plot: g = Plot[x, {x, 0, 1}, Frame -> True] ...
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Is it possible to export documentation to PDF with hyperlink relinking?

I am establishing local Mathematica documentation website. We're decided export documentation to PDF, then display the pdf files in the browser. But currently we found the hyperlink will become to ...
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Extracting tables from .pdf

Can we construct some automated method for extracting tables from pdfs? I can get decently far by just copy and pasting its content and splitting at newlines but it would be great if it was possible ...
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Copy/Paste MMA code from PDF into Notebook garbles special characters

I have a PDF which contains Mathematica code and plain text. It was probably generated directly from one or more Notebooks. I am running MMA 13.1 on Ubuntu, and when I copy/paste any of the plain text ...
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No whitespace when Importing PDF files made with LaTeX?

This was done using miktex on Windows: ...
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Wrong image size when exporting to pdf

I'm having trouble in getting a plot adequate size when exporting as pdf. When I select my cell and use "Save Selection As...", everything turns almost ok. Sadly, I get an annoying "Out[...
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Opening PDF file on a specific page

Trying to keep track of my Mathematica projects I usually include references to various PDF documents, websites, directories etc. such that I can open them from within the project. In this context I ...
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Automatically additionally save a .pdf of every notebook saved as .nb

Is it possible to configure Mathematica to automatically save a .pdf of every notebook saved as .nb? If it matters: I am using Mathematica 11 on Windows 10.
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Exporting Texture to pdf with vectorized frame axes

If you export Graphics with frame like below ...
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How can I split a column across pages in PDF export?

Suppose I have two cells. The first cell is styled with "Section", and has contents "Section". The second cell is ...
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Saving in 2D and 3D in vectorial (pdf or svg) format

Good Day everybody, I have difficulties to save both 2D and 3D plots in vectorial format. I can get acceptable results if I save manually: righ-click on image, "Save Graphic as..." or "Print as...". ...
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Displaying, exporting, and saving Grid with square cells

I am trying to save (export) to PDF. ...
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How does PDF export handle text alignment?

Context: In digging into How can I get Mathematica to not mis-align plot labels when exporting to pdf without rasterizing the text?, and getting an answer to How does pdf export compute the size of ...
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Merge pdfs to one

I have a set of pdfs in a folder, named: 1.pdf,2.pdf,3.pdf,...,20.pdf Is it possible for mathematica to merge them to one pdf ? If yes, how ? I had a look at this answer, but I don't really ...
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PDF PROBLEM when exporting Mathematica code

I am always running into the problem that my figures are cut-off when I export my entire mathematica notebook as a PDF. Can anyone help me ?
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ContourPlot has extra mesh in PDF

When I create a contour plot it looks fine. When I copy as PDF, and paste into another document (e.g. Apple Mail, Keynote, etc.) it has an extra unwanted white mesh. This occurs even when the option ...
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Exporting or save graph to pdf, when will the rasterization occur?

For simple graph Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, 10}] No matter right click save as pdf or export as pdf, the result is vector image. But for ...
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Copy As PDF in MMA 10

Wondering if this is a known issue.. I usually export graphics and Grids using the Copy As PDF menu item. The results looked quite good in MMA 9 on Yosemite. However in MMA 10 on Yosemite, the PDF ...
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Automatically sending to Print (using CutePDF Writer)

I use CutePDF for creating PDF output, but this requires manually selecting Print (Ctrl+P), with CutePDF Writer as the printer, and pressing OK. Can this be automated?
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Save selection as PDF - non-image format

I am trying to save the following plot as a pdf, so that I can import it into LaTeX: ...
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Save the mathematica notebook on cloud as PDF on System/Cloud

I am using mathematica on the free Wolfram cloud version. I first tried using the option of "Print to PDF" available under the "File" on the top of Nav Bar. However, it redirects ...
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